Q&A with Lauren Stafford: Transfer of antibodies from vaccinated mothers to breastfeeding children
Disclaimer: The interview transcript has been modified into a blog-friendly format. The actual interview audio is available at the end of the blog. We were lucky enough that one of the authors of the article “Detection of SARS-CoV-2 IgA and IgG in human milk and breastfeeding infant stool 6 months after maternal COVID-19 vaccination”, Lauren…
SARS-COV-2 Delta Variant: The Uninvited Guest and How to Deal with it.
Picture source: WHO SARS-CoV-2 is an RNA virus- ergo it was expected to mutate. Unfortunately, about 163 million Americans had already gotten the shot before the new Delta (B.1.617.2) variant emerged. This new variant, first identified in India, was seen to be much more contagious than the previous versions. The spreading of misinformation in public…
Fighting a Long Fight: Long Term Effects of COVID-19
The term ‘long covid‘ did not originate from a doctor, well, not from a medical doctor at least. Dr. Elisa Perego, an archaeologist at the University College London, used the term on her Twitter account to describe her experience of a post-COVID-19 disease1. Although the term long covid came from “patients“, National Institute for Health…